The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is Our King”

Passage: Hebrews 1:1-14 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary At Christmas, we celebrate the good news that the Son of God became incarnate as our king. This is only good news, however, if we understand what kind of king he is—namely, our divine king who is also a human priest. In Hebrews…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is Our Priest”

Passage: Hebrews 4:14-16; 7:23-27; 9:23-26 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary In this season of uncertainty, many of us daily feel the need for courage. In the book of Hebrews, the author consistently exhorts his listeners to courage through a confident assurance rooted in the truth that Jesus is our great high…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is Our Prophet”

Passage: Hebrews 1:1–2; 2:1–3; 4:12–13 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary The book of Hebrews presents Christ as our prophet. Prophets spoke forth God’s word to his people, and as prophet, Jesus both speaks God’s word to us and is God’s word to us—everything God wants to disclose about himself, in a…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is One of Us”

Passage: Hebrews 2:5–9 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary People hold all kinds of beliefs about who Jesus was, but many struggle to understand the practical difference Jesus makes in the lives of those who follow him. In this Advent series in Hebrews, we’re exploring the difference that Christ makes in our…

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